Ultra-Light Flight in Nepal

‘a short scenic flight to enchantment in the shade of high Himalayan peaks’

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:01 Day
  • Start Point:Pokhara
  • End Point:Pokhara
  • Trip Grade:Moderate To Adventurous
  • Best Time:March to May and Sept to Dec


Ultra-Light Flight in Nepal, which takes-off from the scenic city of Pokhara a great super flight of an hour or less, in the backdrop of towering Annapurna Himalaya range of peaks.

An interesting scenic Ultra-Light in Pokhara, one of the major and many exciting adventure activities in Nepal, an air journey for that takes you high above beautiful Pokhara valley and close towards high snow-capped mountains.

A wonderful short air trip in the clear blue Himalayan sky, where you can catch birds-eye views of verdant Pokhara valley and of the city. Facing grand scenery of calm Phewa and Begnas Lakes, surrounded by tiers of rolling green hills dotted with villages and farm terraces.

Ultra-Light flight another option to enjoy super panorama of Himalayan mountain range that includes all of the major Annapurna peaks, from A-I, A-II with A-III and IV includes Annapurna South and Huin-Chuli.

View extends to east of Annapurna Himalaya with towering Mt. Machhapuchare the famous Fish-Tail peaks with Manaslu further east and Mt. Dhaulagiri in the far west.

Ultra-Light flight in Nepal started almost three decades ago, and still gaining popularity among domestic and international visitors, a joy ride for all age groups especially above 15 years to below 70 years of age.

Ultra-Light flight, operates from famous and renowned tourist city in Pokhara, due to glorious scenery of snow-capped peaks and rolling green hills with lakes that make Pokhara, one of the most sought tourist destination.

Ultra-Light in Pokhara runs from early morning till late afternoon the best time would be in the morning when views of mountains are mostly clear to enjoy on sky ride on Ultra-Light, where sunrise and sunsets bath the Himalayan peaks in a soft light, Ultra-Light, a mini aircraft equipped with a small single-engine, where two-person can take a ride at one time, as you get seated in the front or on the back with an expert pilot to guide you for an hour.

Ultra-Light flight takes off every day at all times of the year except the wet season of monsoon season (July to mid-September).

To enjoy the short scenic flight transfer to Pokhara airport and then board in the small aircraft, as you get higher with views of Pokhara valley its lakes as it lifts higher, enjoy panorama of massive Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri Himalaya and majestic Mt. Machhapuchare ‘Fish Tail’, with green hills and valley and farm villages, a great way to enjoy your time in Nepal Himalaya.

The flights start early morning for sunrise till 11 a.m. and as well from 3 p.m. to sunset every day except during wet rainy months of monsoon season from mid-June to mid-September.

Ultra-Light, managed and operated by Avia Club in Pokhara, a perfect short scenic flight to enjoy spectacular scenery from different perspectives with aerial views of beautiful Pokhara, located in the backdrop of high snow-mountain range.

Pokhara, one of the major cities of Nepal, where most treks and mountaineering around Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya, starts and ends in this scenic city.

Besides amazing views of surrounding beautiful scenery, it is also famous for various sports and outdoor adventure sports, such as paragliding, zip flyer/line, Bungee Jumping, kayaking, pony ride, and short exciting hike as well for rafting. Kayaking, and mountain biking.

Morning Ultra-Light Flight in Nepal:

From 6 a.m or 7 a.m. (operates to 11 a.m morning flight):

As per time for early morning Ultra-Light flight, depart from the hotel having breakfast or without, which you can enjoy after the short Ultra-Light flight, a short drive to Pokhara airport, where this scenic flight operates by Avia Club.

After going through security greeted by the expert pilot, and get in small single air-craft, after getting organized with safety measures a short drive on the runways, then up-up towards high blue sky.

As air-craft lifts higher enjoy grand views of Pokhara city and the valley, surrounded by tiers of green hill, with glorious panorama of Annapurna range of peaks, with majestic Machhapuchare Himal, the famous Fish-Tail peak that dominates the Pokhara valley.

The view includes Lamjung and Manaslu Himal towards east with Dhaulagiri in the far west horizon, after an hour or less head back for landing and then drive back to your hotel after a great wonderful morning adventure on Ultra-Light flight.

Afternoon Ultra-Light Flight in Nepal:

From 3 p.m to 5 p.m. (operates as per time-table season wise):

For those enjoy afternoon flight, after lunch transfer to Pokhara airport and then get in a small air-craft, as captain or pilot leads you up and higher from the Pokhara valley and city.

As you reach higher within the close backdrop of Annapurna Himalaya range of peaks with fantastic scenery of green hills, valley with serene Fewa and Begnas Lakes towards east of Pokhara.

After a great joy ride return back to Pokhara airport after a grand afternoon flight to enchantment.

  • Option 1: Fly for fun (open aircraft only)
  • Option 2: Glory of Mt. Fishtail (open and closed aircraft)
  • Option 3: Mountain Sky Trek (open & closed aircraft)
  • Option 4: In Heart of Himalaya (closed aircraft only)

Detail Itinerary

Duration: 15 minutes of flight

Covered: Sarangkot, Phewa Lake, Peace Stupa, Power House, Seti River & much more…..

Duration: 30 minutes of flight

Covered: Mt. Fishtail foothills, Naudanda hill, Sarangkot circle & much more…

Duration: 60 minutes of flight

Covered: Panoramic view of Annapurna range, Mt. Fishtail foothills & much more….

Duration: 90 minutes of flight
Covered: Flying inside the Annapurna circle and from Manaslu to Dhaulagiri mountain range.

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This company goes above and beyond! They think of every detail and take care of all the trekking needs including accommodations, food, water tablets, medical emergencies, etc. Our guide Nirmal was extremely familiar with the trail, he was attentive - making sure everyone was taken care of, made us laugh the entire way, gave great advice/tips/recommendations for a successful trek, generous (carried some of the day packs up when they were feeling tired), encouraged us and more! I was so impressed with how well thought out everything was and I loved that I didn’t have to worry about the details and all I had to do was show up. The other guides and porters were all just as fun, thoughtful, and accommodating. I would highly recommended these guys for the EBC trek!


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In March i completed the Everest High Pass trek with Trekking Planner and had all the support i needed from Trekking planner from planning the trip, to arriving in Nepal and then completing the trek. I had an amazing guide in Gyeljen, whose knowledge of the area was the best! This meant I was able to make it over the passes when many other groups didn't due to the weather. He helped with all the accommodation and provided great advice to help me deal with the altitude and very cold weather as these were a new challenge to me. The whole team and Dipak were very welcoming and funny and this meant the trek and then the visit to Chitwan afterwards was one of the best experiences of my life! Would highly recommend and planning to return sometime soon.

Sam B,

Best Guide for trekking in the Himalyas

Everest Base Camp is such an amazing trek, but to have the best, kindest and funniest guide, who encouraged our team all the way and back, made my trek extra special. Nirmal Lamichhane your knowledge of all the mountains are incredible and you knew everyone on the trek. Watching you interact with the rest of the guides, they clearly have great respect for you. You are a natural leader. You are ambitious and know where you want to be in the future and I applaud you for studying while doing treks and taking people up into the mountains.

I enjoyed your stories and games along the way especially the last 2 hours before reaching Namche when it was up, up and up (your way of saying it is very steep). When I fell ill and gotten worse you were there all the way alongside me to help and encourage. The morning after reaching Base Camp when I was faced with being evacuated from Gorakshep, you told me that you believe that I could finish the trek and you would be there all the way if I choose to do so. Seeing the helicopter leave was hard but you believed in me and it made all the difference. Thank you so much.

Nirmal carried my bag on our decent in order for me to be able to breath better (I had bad flue, borderline bronchitis). Out of his own pocket, he bought us Fanta, lollypops, gum .... anything to lift moral on the last day down to Lukla. Our group had such fun with Nirmal.

If ever you need a guide, Nirmal is the perfect man for your trek. He does varies treks into the mountains, not only to Base Camp. Mountain expert, clued-up with flights to/ from Lukla, knows everyone and teahouses, can help with last minute gear, great knowledge about altitude sickness and knows how to take great photos (and how to pose, lol).

TrakkingPlanner and Travel Her Way are very lucky to have Nirmal as a guide.

The organising of my trip was great. Before leaving the UK, all my emails were answered promptly. Collecting from the airport, great accommodation in Kathmandu and the tea houses we stayed at on our trek was great. We were taken to a welcoming dinner at a local Nepali restaurant. What an experience. They also arrange for a farewell dinner back in Kathmandu - all included in the price. The care and detail was appreciated. Fruit and biscuits at dinner while on the trek- and the guides carried all of it all the way. Taking our oxygen levels after every meal to make sure we were in great shape.

All in all I had the best experience! Thank you Trekking Planner.

Janettie W,

I have just had the best travel experience of my life.

What a trip!

What a great buch of guys at Nepal Trekking Planner!

Dipak and his team made my trip so easy, simple and enjoyable - I can't still hardly believe it.

I felt totally safe and fully supported - which was a big thing for me as I was unsure how the high altitude would affect me. I needn't have worried as my guide Ananta and porter Ganesh were brilliant - really helpful, patient and firendly. Every night my blood/oxygen saturation was checked which gave me real confidence. Not many of the guides from different agencies were doing this which suprised me a little.

I had 16 days in the mountains and enjoyed every minute. As things became harder or easier, my intinery was flexible with Ananta very willing recommmend alternatives and to make changes to suit. This made a real difference and I really felt that I got the most from my trek.

I'm not one for recommending and over-praising but Dipak, Ananta and Ganesh all went the extra mile to make it all very special indeed.

Well done guys and (funds permitting) see you next year!


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Graham H,
TripAdvisor Cockermouth, United Kingdom

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